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    Dark Pebbletec and heat issues in summer?

    We're a month or two away from having to finalize the Pebbletec finish/color and I am leaning towards a black finish as it complements my home (modern farmhouse that is white w/ black trim). However, since, I'm in Arcadia, CA, it gets pretty toasty during the summers (100+ degrees) and the pool...
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    New Home Build = New Pool

    Hi All. We are going down the path of tearing down our current home and building a new one and this entails the demolition of the existing OLD plaster pool (woohoo!!). We are planning on installing a new pool (in a different location) in our backyard and I am hoping to gain insight and...
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    Stemming Daily FC Loss = Increase CYA?

    Completed my first SLAM early last week and the CYA was 30 during the entire SLAM process. Due to significant FC lost of 10ppm per day post SLAM, I raised the CYA to 40 over the weekend. The increase in CYA to 40 helped stem the daily FC loss to 6ppm per day. It takes a little under 2 gallons...
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    Hostile takeover

    Quick background on our pool, it is an IG plaster pool that is approximately 20x40 and was likely built in the early 80's. We inherited the pool and pool man when we bought the house 5 years ago. We recently replaced the old single speed pump with a Pentair Superflo VS and wow, it sure did make...